Sigma Theta Tau/ANAC Research Grant

The purpose of the Sigma/Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Grant research grant is to encourage research career development of nurses through support of clinically oriented HIV/AIDS research and increase the number of HIV studies being done by nurses. This includes studies focused on HIV prevention, symptom management, promotion of self-care and adherence. Proposals for pilot and/or developmental research may be submitted for the grant. One grant for $2,500 will be awarded. Grant deadlines and eligibility information will be announced in early 2022.

2021 award winner announced

Congratulations to the 2021 grant awardee, Alanna Bergman, MSN, RN, APRN, AAHIVS. Alanna's project, "Using Ethnographic Methods to Explore Stigma in South African HIV and Tuberculosis Clinics to Develop a Measure of Intersectional Stigma" will study people living with HIV, tuberculosis and poverty in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.


Past award winners

2020: Karen Geiger, BSN, RN - The Effects of MDR-TB Treatment of HIV Viral Suppression in MDR-TB/HIV Co-infected Patients in South Africa
2019: Julie Schexnayder, DNP, MPH, MSN, BSN - Implementation Interventions for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in Public Health Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinics and Related PrEP Minority Trends
2018: N/A
2017: Hyejeong Hong, PhD, MSN - Predicting Aminoglycoside-Induced Hearing Loss among MDR-TB infected individuals in South Africa
2016: Laura E. Starbird, MS, RN, APHN-BC - Nurse Case Management to Improve Hepatitis C Care in HIV Co-infection: A Randomized Controlled Trial (Care2Cure)
2014/2015: Meredith Mikulich, MPH, BSN - Exploring Determinants of Infant Feeding Practice Among HIV-Positive Mothers in Ethiopia

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